Archive | January 21, 2014

VIDEO ALERT: Jesse Jagz – Sex and Scotch

It seems controversy has not reached it’s peak in urban African songs and music videos. Newly converted Reggae-Dancehall singger/Rastafarian and former rapper Jesse Jagz doesn’t seem to be slowing down when it comes to controversial lyrical content and provocative music videos. His Rastafarian musical makeover might have translated to some as a move to move […]

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MUSIGA has not banned Joey B’s ‘Tonga’

News circulating has it that, Joey B’s popular song, ‘Tonga’ has been banned by the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA). According to the report, “Nana Kwame, the host of OC Showbiz Review on Skyy Power FM, Takoradi confirmed to the reporter that, the ‘Tonga’ song has been banned by MUSIGA. This was also confirmed to […]

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African musician Fela Kuti remembered at Sundance

At the height of his career, the musician and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti (1938-97) was considered the best-known African after Nelson Mandela. The Nigerian singer never outpaced the late South African leader in popularity, but Alex Gibney’s new film, Finding Fela!, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this week, brings his biography to a […]

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